Glasgow, Robert Lee, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
67N10-UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 67N10, 214th Aviation Battalion/175th Aviation Company (AHC)
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Specialist 4


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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1950
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
West Sunbury
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 24, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Kien Tuong (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Union Church Cemetery - Rossiter, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
20W 039

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 Unit Assignments
1st Aviation Brigade214th Aviation Battalion
  1969-1969, 67N10, 1st Aviation Brigade
  1969-1969, 67N10, 214th Aviation Battalion/175th Aviation Company (AHC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 66-00879
The Army purchased this helicopter 1066
Total flight hours at this point: 00002299
Date: 07/24/1969 
Incident number: 69072414.KIA 
Unit: 175 AHC
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XS275903
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 EARNEST JAMES DALE KIA
P CPT ROE JOHN PHELEN KIA
CE SP4 GLASGOW ROBERT LEE KIA
G SP4 WHITES ROBERT JOSEPH KIA
CX SGT BEVERLY FRANCIS M KIA

Passengers: 
 LTC BECK MARTIN ROBERT, AR, PX, KIA; CPT GENESEO LOUIS J, AR, PX, KIA;

Name: SP4 Robert Lee Glasgow 

Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/24/1969 while performing the duty of Crew Chief.
Age at death: 19.3
Date of Birth: 04/21/1950
Home City: West Sunbury, PA
Service: regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 175 AHC
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 20W-039
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 66-00879
SSN: 160426012 
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 67N20 = UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: crew chief
Started Tour: 02/15/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Location: Kien Tuong Province IV Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Relgion: Lutheran (Missouri Synod)
The following information is secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: enlisted personnel
   
Comments/Citation
175TH AHC, 13TH AVN BN, 164TH AVN GRP, 1 AVN BDE
 
   
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